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Conformity and inequality are wired into our education system

The arrests in the Bhima Koregaon case frame a transformation in India’s polity and police force

The NDA has a slight edge in the Bihar polls, despite Nitish Kumar’s dwindling popularity

All states must be brought into the mainstream of family laws

Are serial-winners sore losers?

April 20, 2009 11:37:07 am

Roger Federer,the one with elegant moves and the unflappable demeanour,was breaking down in tears.

Force first

April 20, 2009 12:55:50 am

The Naxalite attacks across the “red corridor” on the first day of the Lok Sabha elections is an assault on Indian democracy…..

Energising the beat

April 20, 2009 12:52:34 am

Police incentives aren’t right. Fixing them helps fix policing

Retail therapy

April 20, 2009 12:49:10 am

Indian multinationals are now integrating India with global financial markets

The Prime Minister’s ersatz bravado

April 19, 2009 12:36:26 am

For a conscientious politician,honour is a greater adornment than power. He values honour more than the office he holds…..

Vote for governance

April 19, 2009 12:32:03 am

This week I meant to bring you tales of horror from India that is Bharat. Tales that urban hacks like me garner only when there is a general election…..


April 19, 2009 12:29:27 am

One more IPL. The WWF of cricket,except that it’s not fixed (hopefully). The equivalent of a soccer game reduced to five penalty kicks for each side….

His own script

April 19, 2009 12:28:29 am

Manmohan Singh addressed four press meets within a week,after the Congress election strategists decided that the prime ministerial candidate had to be more visible….

Politicians the problem,people the solution

April 19, 2009 12:27:07 am

The bell has sounded and the voters are voting. Now at last we can breathe a sigh of relief and think about wider issues. It is quite clear that politics….

The glorious certainties

April 18, 2009 10:24:01 pm

Four things you can be sure of in an election that is too uncertain to call

The labourer’s manifesto

April 18, 2009 10:21:58 pm

Most political parties woo labourers as voters but seldom think of them as a target for technological development and empowerment.

In case of attack

April 18, 2009 12:54:56 am

In his characteristically reticent manner,Prime Minister Manmohan Singh admitted on Friday that India had “not been very successful in warding off terrorist attacks…


April 18, 2009 12:52:31 am

Legal education in India is at a crossroads. The emergence of a new type of law graduate…

Groundhog evening & the Frequent Five

April 18, 2009 12:49:28 am

After weeks of election talk TV,last evening could have been fun.

Peace or desolation

April 18, 2009 12:48:29 am

The much-hyped Nizam-e-Adl Regulation 2009,better known as the “Swat Deal” and erroneously generalised as ‘Shariah…

Dead end

April 17, 2009 10:11:27 pm

Of the many things wrong with our electoral politics is the sacrifice of economic priorities for votes.

Pakistan & friends

April 17, 2009 10:09:59 pm

As donors meet in Tokyo,don’t expect too many stern conditions on Islamabad

Thai tug o’war

April 17, 2009 10:08:31 pm

Protesting in Thailand has become a seasonal affair. Demands remain unclear,the outcome shadowed,the damage immense.

All the prime minister’s men

April 17, 2009 12:28:48 am

For Jawaharlal Nehru the road to the first general elections,on which he was very keen…

West side story

April 17, 2009 12:27:21 am

The latest peace deal signed by Pakistani President Asif Zardari with Taliban,ceding control of the Swat valley…

Manifestos galore

April 17, 2009 12:25:56 am

Delhi-based Hindustan Express,in its editorial entitled ‘waadey hein,waadon ka kya’ (these are promises,what of promises?) on April 10 says…

Of shock and schlock

April 16, 2009 11:48:16 pm

Provocation can score important cultural points. But the Akshay-Twinkle act was a damp squib by any measure

A seat of her own

April 16, 2009 11:47:02 pm

Around the world,women are much less likely to participate in politics than men.

EC goes easy on Lalu

April 16, 2009 11:45:46 pm

The editorial in the latest issue of Organiser,titled “Why is EC silent on Lalu and his ilk?

Laws of origin

April 16, 2009 10:02:43 pm

• What an individual does is invariably tied to the environment that has nurtured him or her. Our actions are a function of how we connect to the world. Kasab’s mother may throw light on how and when things went wrong and her son was transformed into a terrorist,although one cannot be too sure about […]